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George Elmore

 
 
George Elmore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
1. George Elmore Marker
Inscription.
Sacred to the Memory of
George Elmore
who through unmatched
courage, perseverance, and
personal sacrifice brought
the legal action by which
black people may participate
in South Carolina democratic
party primary elections --
"Elmore vs. Rice," 1947

 
Erected 1981 by W.E.B., Inc.
 
Location. 34° 0.554′ N, 81° 3.197′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker can be reached from Frontage Road. Click for map. Marker is located near Elmore's tombstone, on the left side of the first drive into the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Franklin Randolph Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Randolph Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Howard School Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cemetery of the Columbia Hebrew Benevolent Society (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865 (approx. half a mile away); Unknown Confederate Dead Monument
George Elmore Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
2. George Elmore Tombstone
(approx. half a mile away); Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers (approx. half a mile away); Richard Samuel Roberts House (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. George A. Elmore. George A. Elmore born March 31, 1905 died February 25, 1959. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Interview with Harold R. Boulware, lead attorney in Elmore v. Rice, 1947. In the 1940s, South Carolina sought to maintain a whites-only Democratic primary. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. African Americans
 
George Elmore Marker and Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
3. George Elmore Marker and Tombstone
George A. Elmore<br>1905-1959 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
4. George A. Elmore
1905-1959
George Elmore Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, September 3, 2011
5. George Elmore Tombstone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on , by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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